So how do we get more good, high-paying jobs into poorer areas? One specific opportunity relevant in a lot of Red Wall seats is advanced manufacturing.
This region contains a sizeable clutch of those crucial ‘Labour Leave’ seats through which the Prime Minister is trying to pave his path to an overall majority.
Amidst the gathering leadership election debate, there is a lack of focus on who such voters are and where they live.
With strong local connections and potentially years to campaign, she likely has a strong chance of overturning Labour’s narrow majority.
Stockton South, Dewsbury, Plymouth Sutton and more.
We saw some huge swings in this ‘People’s Republic’ and we’re now second in every seat but one.
But she confirms that Britain is leaving the ECJ’s jurisdiction, and says that there is a very clear choice on Thursday – between “me and Jeremy Corbyn”.
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Continuing our ConservativeHome series, which will run each Monday during the election campaign, on the key contests in each region.
The Tories ousted Ed Balls and the Liberal Democrats managed to return two seats, but otherwise this region was a low-scoring draw for the main parties.
The region, which the Yorkshire Post argues should have its own Minister, is the scene of intense campaigning.
Candidates can apply to 22 “clusters” of seats across the country.